The Baugh Lab is interested in phenotypic plasticity and physiological adaptation to variable environmental conditions. We are using the roundworm C. elegans to understand how animals adapt to starvation using primarily genetic and genomic approaches. We are studying how development is governed by nutrient availability, how animals survive starvation, and the long-term consequences of starvation including adult disease and transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. Follow the "Research" link below to learn more.

The Baugh lab has is growing! A new research associate position is available, and we have room for graduate students. Check out the "Positions" page for more info.